Invasive bug found in Oakland County.
Will vigilance, persistence and science be able to control this terrible pest in Pennsylvania and beyond?
As part of a week that included hiking, kayaking and swimming, campers were given a primer on the insect from Asia.
(Penn State University photo)ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state officials are asking residents to be on the lookout for an invasive insect called the spotted lanternfly. State environmental and agricultural officials say the spotted lanternfly has the potential to harm New York’s forests and farms. The invasive pest from Asia feeds on more than 70 plant species, including maples, apple…
Perhaps nowhere is the phrase “looks can be deceiving” more appropriate than when applied to the mute swan. Yes, they are beautiful. But they are much different than the trumpeter swan, despite the physical similarities. The non-native, invasive species displace native wildlife species, degrade water quality, destroy submerged aquatic vegetation, are troublesome in the area of airports, and can even be aggressive toward humans. Yes,…
This invasive species is spreading quickly, and without much hope of stopping its reach.